Honor Mission
Stephen M. Dick, Sr.
USMC - Vietnam Veteran

Multi-City, NY - 10/13/2020
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission: The family of Stephen M. "Dutch" Dick, Sr. has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Stephen, 71, passed suddenly on October 8, 2020.

Born in Cambridge, MA, Stephen enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on May 31, 1966. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines as a Rifleman (MOS0311) and served time in Vietnam before being injured. He was honorably discharged on December 24, 1968 at the rank of Private First Class, and for his service, was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and several other awards.

Stephen was a proud USMC Vietnam Veteran and past commander of VFW 639 Malden, MA. He resided at the Stratton VA Medical Center for the last few years.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Stephen's obituary, available for viewing online on the New Comer Cremations & Funerals website by clicking HERE
Primary Staging Date: 10/13/2020
Primary Staging Time: 09:15
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: New Comer Cremations & Funerals
181 Troy Schenectady Rd
Watervliet, NY 12189
Lead Ride Captain: Don Miller, Jr.
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #:  
Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.

  • Stay a minimum of 6 feet apart from each other at all times.
  • No handshaking, fist-bumping, hugs, cheek kissing or any other physical contact.
  • Follow all Covid-19 protection practices as described on the CDC website.
  • Click this url to review: CDC - Prevent Getting Sick
  • If you are not feeling well in any way, please do not attend this Mission.
  • * ADDITIONAL MANDATORY REQUIREMENT: Wearing a protective face covering of some kind is required...homemade facemask, bandanna, etc. (Patriotic face coverings would be particularly appropriate) This will not only provide an extra layer of protection to ourselves and others, but will send the message that the PGR takes this crisis seriously and is performing this Mission responsibly.
Special Information: Staging at the funeral home with flag line for the arrival of family and guests. Visitation hours from 09:30 am - 11:30 am, followed by a funeral service. Escort to Saratoga National Cemetery upon conclusion of services.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? yes
Second Staging Date: 10/13/2020
Second Staging Time: 12:30
Second Stage - AM or PM: pm
Second Location: Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, NY 12871
Second Lead Ride Captain: Don Miller, Jr.
Second LRC Email and Phone #: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Second Stage - Special Information: For those arriving early, please form a flag line at the main entrance for the arrival of the funeral cortege.

All Mandatory Rules for COVID-19 protection, as stated above, will be adhered to at all times during this mission.
Is there a Third Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Ray Sestak
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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